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Pledge “PiNapaKappa”

"I will Wear My Hair Natural & Promote Natural Hair but only if 1,000 other Natural Hair People will do the same."

— Leola Anifowoshe, Founder of Natural Hair Sorority

Deadline to sign up by: 5th December 2012
1,305 people signed up (305 over target)

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Pi Nappa Kappa, the World's 1st Natural Hair Sorority, is dedicated to the advancement of natural hair knowledge, preservation, tolerance and understanding.

We are not any type of "Greek" or any existing sorority. We are a unique, one of a kind, fun, friendly sorority "Sisterhood" that exists for educational purposes and to promote unity and tolerance of our natural hair.

In order to thrive and excel, this natural hair community must preserve the freedom of thought and expression of all its members. A culture of respect that honors the rights, safety, dignity and worth of every individual is essential to preserve such freedom.

By choosing to be members of this natural hair sorority "Pi Nappa Kappa", we pledge our respect for the standards of the Sorority and for the rights and well-being of all its natural members.

As a member of the Pi Nappa Kappa Natural Hair Sorority, I pledge that:

1. I am a smart, special, valuable person;
2. I respect myself and I respect others;
3. My words and actions are kind and honest;
4. I will respect the dignity and essential worth of all individuals;
5.I will promote the diversity of opinions, ideas, hairstyles and backgrounds which is the lifeblood of the sorority;
6. I will promote a culture of respect throughout the natural hair community;
7. I will not tolerate bigotry, discrimination, violence, or intimidation of any kind;
8. I will practice personal integrity and expect it from others;
9. I will always be proud of my natural born hair;
10. I accept only my best in all I do.
I am PROUD to be ME Naturally!

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  • I have been off the creamy crack for two years, and began my loc journey in January,2012. Natural hair is magnificent, and remember, people pay good money to get their hair to do what ours does, naturally.
    Carol, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • This is Beautiful!
    Tesa Johnson Ferrell Jones, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural now for just over 2 years and I'm loving it. I never knew the versatility I could have to wear my hair either curly or straight. It was so much easier to take care of once I learned my natural hair patterns and textures. I think this is a great idea and I am proud to make this pledge!!!
    Natasha, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I've been natural for over 10 years, LOVES IT, I WILL NEVA EVA GO BACK TO THAT CREAMY CRACK!!!!!!!
    Bev, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural since spring of '97... Through forks to 8 years of locs, to tapered waves back to fro again.... I will NEVER relax my hair again and proud of this hair journey I have been on!
    D. Angel Gibson, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I actually stopped getting relaxers June 2009 and decided to BC (Big Chop) February 2010. So, I've been natural for a little over two years now and I plan to stay that way. My hair is versatile, soft, easy to maintain and the healthiest it's ever been.
    Marva Sheri Griffin, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I stopped getting my Hair relaxed April 2012 and I'm scared, but I'm ready to have healthy hair again and knowing how to maintain it. Let the Journey Begin : )
    Teresa Howell, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been napturally happy for about 4 months now (since my 23rd birthday) and I have never loved my hair, my natural beauty that God has given me as much as I do now. I pledge to continue to love my naptural had and stay naptural for as long as I am blessed to stay on this earth.
    Ambrosha Napturally-Happy Rogers, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I've been creamy crack free since April 2011. I had been allowing the new growth to come in and because I was using hot comb and flat iron almost daily, the growth was slow. I finally did the BC and loving the freedom!!! I LOVE MY NATURAL HAIR!!!!
    Denise, 8 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural for 10 months and I'm loving my 4A natural hair!!
    LaTresa, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I pledge to embrace my natural beauty that God has birth me with and I will pass on the tradition of natural beauty and hair care to my children and generations to come.
    Elise LaFaye White, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Loc'ed and loving it for five years ;)

    Never cutting them!
    Chi-Chi, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I've been natural for 4 years with 2 BC's. This time I've gotten the short hair out of my system and ready to let it grow! (I hope ;)
    Kay, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Even though I am just starting out(it has been two months since last perm) I am looking forward to my new journey on the natural path!!!
    Patricia Donaldson, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Hi!! I am a natural newbie. Its been 13 months since my last perm. I have slowly been trimming my permed ends; over the past month. I love my "natty" roots!!! I can't wait to be completely perm free. I am about to begin a 3-month protective challenge. I am looking for some advice on products to use.
    Lorraine, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I did the big chop on May 13 2012 and I am loving it!! Will not go back to perms again!! Natural hair rocks!! :D
    Tia B., 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I did the big chop April 25, 2011 and it has been over a year that I have been natural and my hair is a lot healthier and is past my shoulders already!!!! I can't wait to see what 2 years natural looks like on me!!!!
    Captolia I. Triplett, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Love it! I've been natural 6 months and counting! I like that this pledge isn't just something for you to do "lately", but it's a basic rule of thumb for living in general!
    Courtney M. Bryant, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I been natural for two years and I am loving it
    tracey Williamson, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • A year and four months strong. I love my coils, my puffs, and my natural beauty. Peace and luv to my natural sisters and brothers.
    La Tasha Peters, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Hello All Natural Queens & Kings,

    I have been natural for over a year now and I am loving every second. I, Kristi J, pledge to continue to wear my hair natural and bring awareness to others. I pledge to not only take care of my hair but also my body and soul. This is awesome to see natural queens come together. Love, Peace & Natural!
    KristiJ, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • 4 years sister locs and loving it.
    joiangels, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Hi,
    8 years Loc'd and proud!
    Tonda Montena, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural since 2008. I recently cut my shoulder blade length hair to a bald fade. I have never been so free and proud.
    YuSheica Wallace, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • September 2012 will make 2 years since my big chop and I am LOVING my kinky curly hair!!! I pledge to embrace the beauty of myself just as God created me!
    Kamilah Yasmine, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural for two years now..I did my first BC about 12 years ago..I regret going back to a relaxer..but I will never go back. I love the awareness that is out about growing natural beautiful hair..Education and Patience is the key for keep your hair at its best!
    Elivia Thomas-Davis, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I went natural 10 months ago. This is my third time trying to lock my hair. Keeping it this time, no more "let me see how long it has gotten with perm and a style" Too much to maintain, at the shop every 2 weeks spending fifty buck a visit, that's crazy. Hair is more healthier, have "snap back" when I pull it.
    Dee Malone, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I went natural in March 2012. I felt relieved. Ready to project a positive self image to my children and break free from how society thinks I should wear my hair. My natural hair has impressed and inspired my mother and all 5 of her sisters to go natural. The way our hair grows is beautiful!!! Be inspired! Be beautiful! Be YOU!!!
    Valarie Breaux, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I just did my big chop Wednesday August 15th! I was so scared but I did it I needed a fresh start and I'm happy I did ready to start this new journey.
    Shalonda Gunter, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I big chopped May 25, 2011. I am so excited to be on this journey. I can't wait to see where it takes me!
    Felecia Brown, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural since 2005 and loc'd and loaded since 2010...I wish I'd done it sooner... I have a daughter who is natural and a son who is also loc'd... we are a NATURAL family!!!
    DeeBrownBaker, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Last relaxer Sept. 2011, Big chopped, Nov. 2011, and loving my hair and skin ever since!!!
    Kelli Manson, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been chemical free since June 2010 and did ny big chop in July, right now I am doing the curly girl method... I absolutely Love being natural and am proud to be apart of this group, I have always wanted to be apart of something bigger then myself
    Eunique Wilson, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • One of the best decisions I've ever made was going natural. One of the worst decisions was waiting so long to do so! I'm loving this ride, the bad days included!!! #PhenomenallyNatural
    R Davenport, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural for 8 years and loc'd for 6!!!!! I wouldn't change for the world!!!!!!! #napturallyhappy
    Ciara D Williams, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • BC'ed 1/15/12 Im almost eight months now and the time has flown by, although I get discouraged sometimes at the end of the day I am COMPLETELY HAPPY about my decision, my self-esteem is through the roof and I have more confidence than I have ever had! I <3 my coils!!!!
    Cherie Hall, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural for a year and 5 months. Besides trying to get closer to God, this has been this best decision I've made. My niece and god-daughter are both natural. My sister has decided to go natural as well. Never again will the creamy crack be used in my home!!
    Vanessa M., 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I've been relaxer free since October 2009, and all natural since June 2010. I've always felt beautiful but being natural gave me a feeling of beautiful I can't describe. It's unlike any other influence of beauty in my life. I take pride in influencing others to try the natural lifestyle, and helping new and transitioning naturals.
    Deliliah Nonar, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I just recently did the big chop as of September 5,2012. I must say I love the freedom that comes with being natural! Inever knew what my natural hair looked like because I have always had a relaxer! I feel a sense of liberation! No more relaxer for me!
    Lisa, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been perm free since November 2009. No big chop was done! I dont have locs but I do have a beautiful afro that I rock on a daily basis. My hair is healthy, strong, and beautiful. Can you say the same?
    La'Wanna Murray, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I went natural a few years back, but since I did not know what I was doing, my hair ended up matted and everything else under the sun. It was not a good experience for me. I decided that I was tired of paying all of that money for the creamy crack and other services. Luckily, the stylist that does my hair specializes in natural hair care so I chopped all of my hair off on September 30, 2012 and haven't looked back!
    ChaNita Groomes, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I have been natural since 08. I love my is much healthier since I did my bc. And id never go back to the creamy crack. Im happy that I am nappy and proud.
    Kristina Hauser, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I love being who I am and where I came from and where I'm goin. Wearing my own natural hair is a GOD giving gift to me and I'm so very proud of myself and all my sorority sisters . Natural love to you all
    tracey Williamson, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • "I will be committed to my naturalness and rock my natural hair. I will encourage other Black women to be proud and to show their naturalness to the world as well; for the development of a 100% positive Black image starts and end with US. I will keep it simple and real. BLACK BEAUTY is not hard, yet endless-I will carry the 'Coily Girl Torch' no matter my destination or position in the world."
    Darlinda Z, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I promise to be committed to my naturalness and my natural sisters. Throughout my natural journey I may mistakes but I will continue no matter and strive to be a role model for other naturals out there.
    Shalanda Fontenot, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I promise to be committed to my natural sisters and encourage other black women and men to embrace their natural hair beauty. I will also serve as a role model and educator of living life the natural way.
    Michele "CheleVon", 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I promise to be committed to my sisters and encurage other black women and men to embrace their natural beauty. I will also serve as a role model and educator of living the natural life style.
    Michele "CheleVon", 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • 14 Months Post Relaxer
    8 Months Post BC

    I, Tameca pledge to be true to my self. To love myself naturally. Today, Tomorrow & Forevermore. Through the good & the bad I promise to encourage others and BODLY walk with confidence as I rock my natural hair.
    Venus Vicious Vee Franklin, 7 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Last relaxer, January 2012, Big chopped, September 2012. I've worn braids while transitioning until July 2013 and now I'm wearing my own hair. I thought it would be difficult to get used to this but I actually love it! My hair is so beautiful!

    I pledge to embrace and continue my natural lifestyle; I also pledge to bring as many people as possible along with me on this wonderful journey:)
    Shaquana Goolsby, 6 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
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